Grant Funding Opportunities

The Cotswolds Conservation Board provides a range of funding support to those with responsibility for managing and caring for the special features of the Cotswolds. There is a variety of funding available to help rural development in the Cotswolds, below are some of the funding options that may be open to businesses, public, private, voluntary sector, individuals, or community groups in your area.

Funding from the Cotswolds Conservation Board

Other funding programmes in the Cotswolds:

To find out more about funding available through your Local Enterprise Partnership use the links below

Agritech Innovation and Incubation

Farm 491, from the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), is a space for innovators to grow their businesses by applying technology to agriculture. Farm491 is offering start up space both at the Royal Agricultural University’s main campus in Cirencester and at the farm-based Innovation Centre at Harnhill (about 4 miles away) : affordable and flexible co-working environments where budding agri-tech entrepreneurs can run and grow their businesses.

More information can be found at